Rangeland management: A remote sensing perspective
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Rangeland management: A remote sensing perspective

Drones and their data processing software continue to evolve. As they do, we discover new ways to collect and process data. As the storyteller for GeoNadir, I’ve had the opportunity to talk to lots of amazing people who work with drones. This week, I spoke to Dr Jeff Gillan from the University of Arizona. He’s…

How drones are improving landslide risk management in Brazil
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How drones are improving landslide risk management in Brazil

If you were watching international news in February, you would have heard about the devastating landslides that swept through the Brazilian city of Petrópolis. Extreme rainfall along the Serra do Mar range triggered 269 landslides. Combined with flash flooding 217 people died and more than 850 homes were destroyed.  While this natural disaster was undeniably catastrophic, it…

Using Drone Data to understand Clam Reefs
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Using Drone Data to understand Clam Reefs

Using drone images of clam reef, we estimate the amount of live tissue & model their contribution to the calcium carbonate of the reef. I have to confess that I absolutely LOVE clam chowder. I remember when I was first introduced to it at Phil’s Fish Market and Eatery in Moss Landing, California – 20…